VP Global Compliance & Investigations at Infortal.
As the Vice President of Global Compliance & Investigations at Infortal Worldwide, Chris Mason leads the International Investigations Team and works with clients to coordinate due diligence investigations to facilitate private equity investment, M&A deal making, and international business expansion.
Mr. Mason is a CAMS certified attorney with over 10+ years of experience focused on investigating financial crime on behalf of the US federal government and a leading global investment bank
Chris leverages his expertise to advise companies and their legal teams on how best to navigate changing geopolitical environments through training, active consulting, and crisis management. This includes Infortal’s signature “boots on the ground” intelligence collection related to geopolitical risk facing companies operating in complex environments and emerging markets.
Prior to joining Infortal Worldwide, Mr. Mason was a VP – AML Risk Officer at Morgan Stanley where he led a department tasked with executing the firm’s AML compliance program. This involved protecting the firm from reputational risks and ensuring compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act.
Mr. Mason was also previously the Chief Economist of the Immigrant Investor Program at the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security. In this role, he examined the impact of foreign investment flowing into the United States and frequently collaborated with the FBI, SEC, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Intelligence Unit (FINCEN) on federal investigations.
Chris Mason holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Economics from the University of Florida and a JD from the University of Miami School of Law.